Customizing default settings in Kubuntu 15.10

2016-01-24 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi, I'm now customizing Kubuntu 15.10 (and 16.04 later). I have some questions about default settings of Kubuntu 15.10 and KDE Plasma 5. 1. How to overwrite the default desktop layout, which is defined in /usr/share/plasma/shells/org.kde.plasma.desktop/contents/layout.js, and the default

Re: 16.04 Beta2 Testing feedback

2016-03-27 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi, I'm now trying customizing Kununtu 16.04. I have a question: I set the activity template to org.kde.plasma.folder, and when I add any widget on the desktop it would become like this: http://imgur.com/SgzuXfq Any way to add the widget without the white background? Thanks, Franklin

Re: 16.04 Beta2 Testing feedback

2016-03-27 Thread Franklin Weng
all the network interfaces. I'll try with the network connected later. However in our case we may need to install without internet. Even installing with network connected succeeds, I still need to get this problem solved. Thanks, Franklin 2016-03-27 17:46 GMT+08:00 Franklin Weng <fr

Re: Auto login didn't work after installation

2016-04-04 Thread Franklin Weng
Franklin Weng <frank...@goodhorse.idv.tw>: > Hi, > > > I'm trying Kubuntu 16.04 Beta2. > > I checked "auto login" when installing, but after installation it still > asked for password in the SDDM login screen. > > Then I went to the SDDM settings. Auto logi

Re: Auto login didn't work after installation

2016-04-04 Thread Franklin Weng
replace "cat > " to " cat >>" in case an original /etc/sddm.conf exists (like in my case). Franklin 2016-04-04 19:52 GMT+08:00 Franklin Weng <frank...@goodhorse.idv.tw>: > Please see > > http://pastebin.com/djEsZma2 > > I wonder if it was b

Re: Issues regarding customizing Kubuntu

2017-07-29 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi Gerry, Thanks for your help. 2017-07-28 6:15 GMT+08:00 Gerry Boland <gerry.bol...@canonical.com>: > Hi Franklin, > maybe I can help with some of your questions. See replies inline > > On 26 Jul 2017, at 14:12, Franklin Weng <frank...@goodhorse.idv.tw> wrote: >

Re: Issues regarding customizing Kubuntu

2017-07-30 Thread Franklin Weng
. Thanks, Franklin 2017-07-28 6:15 GMT+08:00 Gerry Boland <gerry.bol...@canonical.com>: > Hi Franklin, > maybe I can help with some of your questions. See replies inline > > On 26 Jul 2017, at 14:12, Franklin Weng <frank...@goodhorse.idv.tw> wrote: > > > 1.

Re: Usability Improvement

2017-08-01 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi, In my customized version (i.e., before deployment) I always set the wallet system to off in the global configuration. One if the reason is that the name "wallet" confused users. They would think it as online payment tools. Besides, I also turned off and removed *all* the kdepim packages

Issues regarding customizing Kubuntu

2017-07-26 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi, Following my talk in Akademy 2017, I'd like to list my issues about customizing Plasma5 in Kubuntu and hope that we can work it out together. 1. plasmashell doesn't honor the XDG related environment variables: I set the XDG env variables like XDG_MENU_PREFIX, XDG_CONFIG_DIRS, ... etc. in

Re: Drop PIM from the iso (default install)

2017-09-15 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi, My experiences and thoughts about this topic: 1. ezgo, our distribution derived from Kubuntu, doesn't contain *any* kdepim packages. No telepathy-*, no Kwallet, no KMail, even no akregator, which I preferred to pre-install in the ezgo but finally gave up because I was forced to install

Re: Fwd: Ubuntu ISO Testing: New build notification

2017-08-30 Thread Franklin Weng
Not yet (no idea and that's why I reported here). I'll look at it later. How to do the "OEM Setup test" ? Franklin -- Sent from my phone 2017年8月31日 上午9:27,"Valorie Zimmerman" <valorie.zimmer...@gmail.com>寫道: > On Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 7:47 AM, Franklin Weng

Re: Dropping kdesudo

2017-09-06 Thread Franklin Weng
in our customized system we usually use gksu instead. IIRC kdesudo got some problem when running by user clicking a desktop file, i.e., by putting kdesudo into the Exec Ina desktop file. However I forgot what problem it had since it's been a long time ago. Franklin -- Sent from my phone

Re: New Councillors 'Vision' meeting

2017-09-25 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi, Is this a councillors only meeting, or open to anyone? Anyway this time is not available to me, but I'd like to know if I can attend next time. Regards, Franklin -- Sent from my phone 2017年9月26日 05:46,"Rick Timmis" 寫道: > Friends, Developers and Councillors

Alternatives to org.kde.plasma.desktop

2017-08-27 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi, My study of Look-n-Feel has some progress. Now I can use my own look-n-feel package to change the wallpaper theme and so on. The next step is /usr/share/plasma/shells and /usr/share/plasma/layout-templates, which define 1) Default desktop plasmoids and activities, and 2) default panel

Re: Alternatives to org.kde.plasma.desktop

2017-08-28 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi Marco, 2017-08-28 1:13 GMT+08:00 Marco Martin <notm...@gmail.com>: > On Sun, Aug 27, 2017 at 7:03 PM, Franklin Weng > <frank...@goodhorse.idv.tw> wrote: > > > > you shouldn't have to touch the plasmashellrc file, (and if so, it's > > bound to break) >

Re: Alternatives to org.kde.plasma.desktop

2017-08-28 Thread Franklin Weng
Thanks, I'll check them out. Then the XDG env variable problem would be the next important one to take care. Great appreciated, Franklin -- Sent from my phone 2017年8月28日 23:36,"Marco Martin" <notm...@gmail.com>寫道: > On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 3:44 PM, Franklin Weng > <

Re: start menu icon

2017-09-02 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi Marco & Eike, Marco Martin 於 2017年08月31日 03:51 寫道: > On mercoledì 30 agosto 2017 15:07:26 CEST Franklin Weng wrote: >> *looking at Eike with shining eyes* >> Could you please tell me in more detail about "ship an applet config >> initialization script in look-n-

Re: Fwd: Ubuntu ISO Testing: New build notification

2017-08-30 Thread Franklin Weng
Sorry for asking stupid question in the morning :Q Testing case report: * Virtual machine on Virtual Box 5.1.26 with extension pack installed. * One core, 2048 MB Ram, 40GB (virtual) HDD. * No 2D or 3D acceleration * Audio on * Internet connected (means it will install language

Re: start menu icon

2017-09-03 Thread Franklin Weng
to help further migrators who wants to customize Plasma 5. BTW, there are still some problems like plasmashell ignores XDG_MENU_PREFIX and some XDG environment variables. I'll start another topic for this. Thanks, Franklin Franklin Weng 於 2017年09月02日 20:16 寫道: > > Hi Marco & Eike, &

Re: Fwd: Ubuntu ISO Testing: New build notification

2017-08-31 Thread Franklin Weng
stone Beta 1 to be released. > > http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/381/builds/155534/testcases -v > > On Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 8:40 PM, Franklin Weng > <frank...@goodhorse.idv.tw> wrote: >> Thanks, I've submitted my test result and done testing installing

Re: Fwd: Ubuntu ISO Testing: New build notification

2017-08-30 Thread Franklin Weng
Thanks, I've submitted my test result and done testing installing in OEM-Setup mode. Actually it ran successfully but with only one defect in ubiquity installer. I'm not sure if in this case it should be set to "Passed" or "Failed". For now I set it as "Failed". Franklin 2017-08-31 10:38

Re: Updated 17.10 RC ISOs now available

2017-10-18 Thread Franklin Weng
Still need to test i386 version? Didn't Canonical drop i386 in 17.10? -- Sent from my phone 2017年10月19日 06:33,"Valorie Zimmerman" 寫道: > Hello folks -- please try some testing. If you already have the .1 > version you have an up-to-date ISO RC image; if not, zsync

Re: Please help test! Artful Dot One

2018-01-05 Thread Franklin Weng
ay 11 > January. > > Where it says 0/6 we need 6/6 to give the all-clear to release. As > usual, please report bugs and link them on the tracker. > > This has been unprecidented! I hope you can help out with at least one > test. > > All the best, > > Valorie > > --

Re: Please help test! Artful Dot One

2018-01-06 Thread Franklin Weng
the extra /artfui > For example: zsync http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/artful/daily-live/ > current/artful-desktop-amd64.iso.zsync > > > On Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 9:10 PM, Franklin Weng <frank...@goodhorse.idv.tw> > wrote: > >> The download link on >> >> ht

Re: Please help test! Artful Dot One

2018-01-06 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi, I've done both amd64 and i386 iso testing on VirtualBox. Both failed in OEM Setup but all other items were passed. Regards, Franklin 2018-01-06 21:38 GMT+08:00 Franklin Weng <frank...@goodhorse.idv.tw>: > Hi, > > > Testing amd64 iso. So far the OEM install faile

Re: Fwd: Kubuntu seeding snaps

2018-03-06 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi, I've never done this before. Any guide to do that? Franklin -- Sent from my phone 2018年3月7日 06:57,"Valorie Zimmerman" 寫道: > Not sure why Will sent this directly to me, but is anybody interested > in making this happen? > > Valorie > > > -- Forwarded

Re: Please test the beta candidate -- especially i386 users

2018-03-07 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi Valorie, 2018-03-08 14:16 GMT+08:00 Valorie Zimmerman <valorie.zimmer...@gmail.com>: > On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 9:46 PM, Franklin Weng <frank...@goodhorse.idv.tw> > wrote: > > Hi, > > > > > > So -- It passed on 64-bit machine but not on 32-bit m

Re: Please test the beta candidate -- especially i386 users

2018-03-07 Thread Franklin Weng
testing? > > -Pranav > So -- It passed on 64-bit machine but not on 32-bit machine. Should I count it as passed or not? Regards, Franklin -- Franklin Weng 中華民國軟體自由協會理事長 LibreOffice 導入專家 LibreOffice 法人代表文件基金會董事、認證委員會委員 KDE 協會成員、歐洲自由軟體基金會成員 -- kubuntu-devel mailing list kubuntu-devel@li

Re: Please test the beta candidate -- especially i386 users

2018-03-07 Thread Franklin Weng
cker/milestones/387/builds > > Thanks. > > Valorie > Kubuntu release manager > > -- > http://about.me/valoriez > > -- > kubuntu-devel mailing list > kubuntu-devel@lists.ubuntu.com > Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/ > mailman/listinfo/

Re: Please test the beta candidate -- especially i386 users

2018-03-07 Thread Franklin Weng
hine work for testing? > > -Pranav > > > Interesting -- It works!! (2 cpus) With UEFI disabled of course. But on 32-bit virtual machine (1 cpu) it would fail like what I've described. -- Franklin Weng 中華民國軟體自由協會理事長 LibreOffice 導入專家 LibreOffice 法人代表文件基金會董事、認證委員會委員 KDE 協會成員、歐洲自由軟體基金會成員 --

Re: Please test the beta candidate -- especially i386 users

2018-03-07 Thread Franklin Weng
as last time I tested with 17.10. Franklin 2018-03-08 14:31 GMT+08:00 Franklin Weng <frank...@goodhorse.idv.tw>: > Hi Valorie, > > 2018-03-08 14:16 GMT+08:00 Valorie Zimmerman <valorie.zimmer...@gmail.com> > : > >> On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 9:46 PM, Franklin Weng <

Re: Please test the beta candidate -- especially i386 users

2018-03-07 Thread Franklin Weng
Hi Valorie, I'll do that today in my virtualbox, as much as possible. Franklin -- Sent from my phone 2018年3月8日 09:50,"Valorie Zimmerman" 寫道: Hello folks, half the required tests have been done for amd64, and NONE have been done for i386. This is simply not

Re: i386 ISO tests

2018-03-09 Thread Franklin Weng
- again, I was unable to start the process by > clicking f4. > > We need to complete these if possible in the next few hours. > > Valorie > I've done some tests too, and now i386 only OEM setup not passed.  I couldn't start the process either since no option in F4 menu. -- Franklin Weng 中華民國

Re: i386 ISO tests

2018-03-09 Thread Franklin Weng
H.png > > On 09/03/18 08:56, Franklin Weng wrote: > > Hi, > > > > > > Valorie Zimmerman 於 2018年03月09日 14:15 寫道: > >> Hi all, I completed the i386 tests I could complete, and filed bugs > >> about the problems I encountered. Of course al

Re: i386 ISO tests

2018-03-09 Thread Franklin Weng
FOSS and would like to have students install ezgo on virtualbox, which runs on a Windows 7 32-bit system... Orz Franklin 2018-03-09 17:42 GMT+08:00 Franklin Weng <frank...@goodhorse.idv.tw>: > Odd^2, I got it this time. > > But a few hours ago I did see only one option (Normal)

Re: amd64 Beta 2 candidate testing going well; i386 testing -- none?

2018-04-04 Thread Franklin Weng
I'll do it today as much as possible. (just woke up) Franklin -- Sent from my phone Valorie Zimmerman 於 2018年4月5日 週四 07:35 寫道: > I didn't write to the list yesterday about the candidate ISOs > dropping, because of computer problems here. I lost a SSD (I think) >

Re: amd64 Beta 2 candidate testing going well; i386 testing -- none?

2018-04-05 Thread Franklin Weng
do them all on a not-i386 machine. Thanks so much for doing > that! > > I very much appreciate it. > > All the best, > > Valorie > > On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 4:41 PM, Franklin Weng <frank...@goodhorse.idv.tw> > wrote: > > I'll do it today as much as possible. > >